Cardiff Bay Tour
Cardiff Bay was once one of the world's most significant ports, at the centre of the international coal trade by the early, turning the small town of Cardiff into the capital of Wales.
Its former prominence as a major docklands has resulted in a rich history of industry, immigration & diversity.
Today, it is Europe's largest waterfront development project, and Cardiff's centre of culture, entertainment and politics, yet still contains many references to its grittier and sometimes glorious past as Tiger Bay.
On this 2 hour historical and cultural Cardiff Bay walking tour, we'll delve deeper into Cardiff's political and industrial history, and discover stories and iconic structures old and new, including...
The Coal Exchange
Wales Millenium Centre
Captain Robert Falcon Scott
Bookings for this tour, and for all tours, are now advised, as space may be limited on arrival.
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Cardiff Bay Tour
Cardiff Bay tours start from outside the
Wales Millenium Centre on Bute Place, in Cardiff Bay, under the letters (in the image below),
and opposite the water tower.
Cardiff Bay free walking tours usually take place every Sunday at 3pm, but we have suspended this tour for the duration of the current local lockdown in Cardiff.
Just look out for the green umbrella/shirt
Directions to Cardiff Bay from Cardiff City Centre
Cardiff Bay is a straight line south of the city centre, roughly a 30 minute walk from The Hayes, via Bute St. or Lloyd George Ave.
Take a train for 12 minutes from Cardiff Central Station to Cardiff Bay Station, which costs £3.50 one way.
Take the numbers 6, X8 or 132 bus from outside Wyndham Arcade on St. Mary St., for £2.00 one way and the journey takes 15 minutes.
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